NSW Fire Weather Warning


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Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the North Coast, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Far South Coast, Monaro Alpine, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges, Southern Slopes, Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina fire areas

Issued at 3:29 pm EDT on Wednesday 18 December 2019.

Weather Situation
Hot, dry and windy conditions resulting elevated fire danger for state's central and southeast inland on Thursday.

For Thursday 19 December:
Extreme Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven and Southern Ranges

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
North Coast, Greater Hunter, Far South Coast, Monaro Alpine, Central Ranges and Southern Slopes

Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following fire areas:
Eastern Riverina and Southern Riverina

The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:
Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:

If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it
Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map


 

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